It's been awhile since we last wrote about vocational rehabilitation after a work injury.
Terrible accidents seldom happen in isolation. They are more likely to be the tip of the iceberg of larger safety issues affecting many cases, not just one.
Workers' compensation systems operate at the state level. A partial federal government shutdown certainly provides a suitable occasion for a reminder of this.
It's been awhile since we last wrote about forklift injuries. In our March 1 post, we discussed the issue of safety training and how the lack of it can cause workers to be injured in forklift accidents.